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Employee of the Month (2004)

"Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack ... See full summary »



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"Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack tries to convince him it's for the best, but the opposite occurs when bank robberies and millions of dollars become part of his day from hell. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for strong violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 January 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Akire büszkék vagyunk! - A hónap dolgozója  »

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Did You Know?


David refers to the bank he works at as North and Wells. Director and writer Mitch Rouse is an alumnus of famed improvisational theatre The Second City which is located at North Ave. and Wells St. in Chicago. See more »


After Wendy leaves the hotel room, she gets in her car and does a U-turn on the street. As she turns, you can see an orange traffic cone in the middle of the opposing lane, used to stop the traffic. See more »


David Walsh: You know this review process, it's... you have. I bet it's illegal. I could sue you.
Mr. Gartin: Go ahead. You'll lose, because the best lawyer wins, and mine are the best. They're Ivy League assholes, and they'd wrap a lamp cord around a new born baby's neck rather than lose to a schmuck like you. And I got deep pockets and all the time in the world, and I never lose, ask anyone who's tried me. Ask my old man. By the time I'm done with you, you'd be in some alley giving blowjobs to cab drivers for pocket ...
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References The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971) See more »


Impromptu Op.143 No.3
Written by Franz Schubert (as Schubert)
Published by ZFC Music
Courtesy of FirstCom Music
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Entertaining throughout!
8 July 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I wasn't expecting too much with this one, but was pleasantly surprised and thoroughly enjoyed it. Great to see a movie go in a direction that is not expected, and if anyone tells you this movie is predictable, they are more than likely lying. Matt Dillon has turned into a solid actor these days, without being the marquee attraction of some lesser actors.

Applegate and Zahn also add some weight to the movie, and a must see confrontation with the boss is a highlight (who wouldn't want to do that). Highly recommended, if not at the cinema it will make a great Sunday night in on DVD!

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